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Metafore Achieves Cisco Advanced Unified Computing Technology Specialization

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Metafore Achieves Cisco Advanced Unified Computing Technology Specialization16:37 EDT Thursday, September 29, 2011MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 29, 2011) - Metafore Technologies Inc. ("Metafore"), has announced that it has achieved Cisco's Advanced Unified Computing Technology Specialization, thereby enhancing Metafore's ability to help customers improve scalability, efficiencies, and performance in their data centres.Metafore successfully completed the requirements and program prerequisites to sell, design, and deploy Cisco Unified Computing Systems (UCS) to organizations across Canada. Cisco UCS is a next generation data center platform that unites computing, networking, storage access, and virtualization into a cohesive system. All UCS resources participate in a unified management domain designed to reduce total cost of ownership, increase IT staff productivity, and enhance business agility."The achievement of Cisco's Advanced Unified Computing Technology Specialization reinforces Metafore's leadership position amongst IT solution providers" said Frank Fuser, Vice President, Services, Metafore. "The addition of Cisco UCS to our IT solutions portfolio enhances Metafore's ability to meet the evolving needs of our customers as they strive to optimize their IT infrastructure and improve their business performance."About MetaforeMetafore, a subsidiary of Hartco Inc. (TSX:HCI), has been delivering information technology solutions to private- and public- sector organizations of every size for more than 25 years. As one of Canada's leading IT solution providers, Metafore designs, supplies, installs and supports IT infrastructure solutions that contribute to improved productivity and overall business performance. Please visit our Web site at www.metafore.ca.About Hartco Inc.Hartco Inc. (TSX:HCI) has been a leader in the Canadian information technology business for more than thirty years. Through its operating divisions, which includes 50 locations across Canada, Hartco Inc. delivers information technology solutions to private and public sector organizations of every size. For more information, please visit www.hartco.com.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Vice President, ServicesFrank FuserMetafore Technologies Inc.905-362-7320ffuser@metafore.cawww.metafore.caORVice-President Finance and Chief Financial OfficerInvestor Relations please contact: Carl Gauvreau, CAHartco Inc.514-354-3810514-354-8989 (FAX)cgauvreau@hartco.comwww.hartco.com